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Posted on: January 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Arrest Child Pornography Suspect

Evan John Cain

The Frederick Police Department has identified and arrested a subject on several sex offense related charges

In November of 2022, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit received information that an adult male had solicited minors for pornography.  Detectives immediately investigated the claims and were able to identify the suspect as, Evan John Cain.

Detective DeWees and Detective Skelly, of the Frederick Police Department’s Special Investigations Team, worked quickly with the Child Advocacy Center and the States Attorney’s Office to gather evidence for the case.   Detectives authored and were granted search and seizure warrants for Cain’s residence and vehicle.  Evidence obtained resulted in several sex offense charges on Cain.

On January 26th, 2023, Cain was arrested on those charges.  Cain appeared before the district court commissioner and was released on a $25,000 Unsecured Personal Bond.

Evan John Cain, DOB 6.04.1986
6600 Block Greenland Street
Riverdale, Maryland


-    Sixteen (16) counts related to the possession of child pornography and the solicitation of child pornography from minors

This investigation was a coordinated effort between the Frederick Police Department, the Frederick County States Attorney’s Office, the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network (MCIN). The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services provides grant funding and strategic support to MCIN member sites to identify, disrupt, and dismantle criminal organizations through inter-agency collaboration and data sharing to make Maryland safer.

The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services funded this project under sub-award number BJAG-2009-9000 (ICAC-2023-0016).  All points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position of any State or Federal Agency.

Incident Type: Sex Offense
Incident Case Number: 2022-083388
Investigating Officers: Detective D. DeWees & Detective R. Skelly
Author of release: Sgt. Scott Grigsby

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